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ISE Releases 2013 Annual Report to Congress

imageThe Information Sharing Environment (ISE) has released their 2013 Annual Report to the Congress. ISE tracks the progress of information sharing as it related to national security. This report, submitted to Congress on behalf of the President, "provides a transparent assessment of the progress and performance of the departments and agencies charged with responsibly sharing information, offering accountability to those who own and operate the Information Sharing Environment. In this report we highlight progress toward the goals and vision of the National Strategy."

The report includes counterterrorism initiatives, improved decision making based on information sharing, promotion of information technologies, and a review of DHS efforts to build collaborative information systems, including the DHS Joint Analysis Center Collaborative Information System (JACCIS).

The 2013 Annual Report to Congress also discusses privacy issues related to information sharing, and it discuses initiatives that measure privacy compliance.